Rob Schrab

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Rob Schrab
BornRobby Christopher Schrab
(1969-11-12) November 12, 1969 (age 49)
Mayville, Wisconsin
Area(s)Illustrator, writer, comedian, actor, comic book creator, producer & director
Notable works
Scud: The Disposable Assassin
Monster House
Heat Vision and Jack
The Sarah Silverman Program
Channel 101
Robot Bastard

Robby Christopher Schrab (born November 12, 1969) is an American comic book creator, actor, comedian, writer, and film and television producer. He is the creator of the comic book Scud: The Disposable Assassin, co-writer of the feature film Monster House, competitive film festival Channel 101, and the co-creator of Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program.

He has directed three seasons of The Sarah Silverman Program and episodes of Childrens Hospital, Blue Mountain State, Community, Parks and Recreation, The Mindy Project and Workaholics.[citation needed]

Film and television[edit]

Schrab and long-time writing partner Dan Harmon wrote the 2006 feature film Monster House, along with Pamela Pettler.[1] They wrote the film based on a pitch they had originally made in 1998.[citation needed] It was Harmon and Schrab's first feature deal and launched their career in the movie business. He continued to collaborate with Dan Harmon, directing multiple episodes of Community.

Schrab worked as a writer, producer and director on three seasons of The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. He also played the cross-dressing host of Cookie Party, Miniature "Mini" Coffee. Silverman wanted Schrab to play the character in the show after she saw him in "Thriller Chiller Theatre" (a short on[citation needed]

Schrab was to mark his feature directorial debut with The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part[2] but he left the project in February 2017. He was replaced by Mike Mitchell as director in same month.


Schrab is also a regular guest on the podcasts Fear Intiative and Harmontown.

"Schrabbing", the social media practice of deliberately asking "moronic and profoundly unnecessary questions", was named after Schrab by the comedy podcast "Harmontown".[3]


  1. ^ "Monster House Cast & Crew". IMDb. Retrieved 18 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Rob Schrab to Direct The LEGO Movie Sequel!". Comingsoon. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
  3. ^ "The king of trolls: How one fiendish comedian created a twisted Twitter art form". 27 August 2014.

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